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Hall chair: M/F.1-1942

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Mahogany chair with shell-shaped seat and cabriole legs, the pierced, shell-shaped back painted with arms of the Earl of Rochford

Legal notes

Given by C.D. Rotch

Measurements and weight

Depth: 18½ in
Height: 39 3/4 in
Width: 17 3/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-10) by Rotch, Claude Dickason


18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: circa AD 1750

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.1-1942
Primary reference Number: 98170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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